A comparison of cancer occurrence in allergic and nonallergic populations.

@article{Hughes1979ACO,
  title={A comparison of cancer occurrence in allergic and nonallergic populations.},
  author={William F. Hughes and R L Raitz},
  journal={Annals of allergy},
  year={1979},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={163-4}
}
Patients with significant allergy were surveyed with regard to the incidence of malignancy and a control group of nonallergic individuals was similarly reviewed. In the allergic population of 500 persons in the cancer-bearing age group, there were 12 malignancies, while the nonallergic group of 421 individuals had 14 malignancies. The Chi-squared test of these data gives a value of 0.75, which indicates that there is no significant difference in the incidence of malignancy in the allergic and… CONTINUE READING

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